How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) with/without iTunes

Want to know how to transfer photos from PC/Mac to iPhone 6/6s? Read this post and know three ways to get pictures from computer to iPhone with/without iTunes.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Sep. 19, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 13, 2018
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After getting your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s, you may want to get some lovely pictures from computer to iPhone 6/6s with ease. Of course, iTunes can help you sync and copy photos from PC/Mac to iPhone but it means wiping all existing data on iPhone. So here we’ll show you three ways to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 6/6s with and without iTunes.

Also Read: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer >

Part 1. How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) with AnyTrans for iOS

As transferring photos from computer to iPhone 6/6s with iTunes will wipe all your existing data, so here we’ll introduce you one tool – AnyTrans for iOS, which is said to be the best iTunes alternative. Let’s check some features of AnyTrans for iOS below:

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Step 1. Run AnyTrans for iOS, connect iPhone 6/6s to computer by using a USB cable, and click “Add Content” button as shown in the screenshot.

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) – Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) – Step 1

Step 2. Select the photos you want to upload to your iPhone 6/6s, and click “Open” to finish all transferring process. After transferring process finished, all selected pictures will be saved in Photo app on your device.

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) – Step 2

You can also use this method to upload songs, PDF, videos and other AnyTrans for iOS supported file types to your iPhone 6/6s/7/5/5s/4/4s/SE. The uploaded files will be put into the right app on your device.

Part 2. How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) with iTunes

While transferring photos from computer to iPhone 6 with iTunes, your previous photos, music and other data might be removed and replaced by the photos. Please be careful with this method.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 6/6s to your computer, wait until your computer has detected your iPhone. Launch iTunes if it doesn’t open automatically.

Step 2. In your computer, create a folder with the photos you want to transfer.

Step 3. In iTunes, select your device name and tap the Photos tab.

Step 4. Choose the folder you created before.

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6 with iTunes

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6 with iTunes

Step 5. Click the Apply button to start transfer photos from computer to your iPhone 6/6s.

How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone – iCloud Photo is On

How to Transfer Photos from Mac to iPhone – iCloud Photo is On

While transferring photos from computer to iPhone 6 with iTunes, you may get the notification of iCloud Photo is On. Here are three solutions for this.

Solution 1. Turn off iCloud Photo.

Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Photos. Switch the tab next to Photos, choose Remove from iPhone or Download Photos & Videos, your iCloud Photos is now turned off.

Please note that after turning off iCloud Photos, you have to either remove all iCloud photos on your iPhone or download iCloud photos and videos to iPhone, which would be a large burden for your iPhone. If you are not satisfied with this solution, please refer to other solutions.

Solution 2. Except for transferring photos from computer to iPhone, you can use iCloud to directly transfer photos from computer to iCloud, then all newly added photos would be synced to your iPhone, please refer to this post for more details. How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iCloud >

Solution 3. Do as Part 1 shows.

Part 3. How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly

If there is no USB cable available or your iPhone cannot be recognized by your computer, then you can try the AnyTrans app on your iPhone to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) wirelessly.

Before we start, please make sure:

If you have done all mentioned above, here we go to the detailed steps:

Step 1. On your computer: Go to AnyTrans website and you will see a QR Code.

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly - Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly – Step 1

Step 2. On your iPhone: Open AnyTrans app, and tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly - Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly – Step 2

Step 3. Then all your iPhone photos will show up on your computer. Select the photos you want to transfer and click on “Upload” button to transfer photos from computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) wirelessly.

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly - Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone 6/6s (Plus) Wirelessly – Step 3

The Bottom Line

AnyTrans for iOS can help you transfer photos from computer to iPhone 6/6s without any data erasing. Also you can use AnyTrans for iOS to access iTunes/iCloud data, download videos on device and etc. Why not just give it a try? If this post solved your problem, don’t forget to share it with your friends.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.